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1988 Acura Legend L 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA4552J
Dear friends, An Acura Legend keeps turning on the MIL. Its ECU is blinking code 12 only, for the EGR system. My diagnostic trouble tree (courtesy of AllData) is very intuitive; testing quickly dead ends on the ECU. Skeptical of such results and noting that t... Trouble codes: 12 (EGR System)
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58W4X
hello friends, have a evap system code p0440. the code is not specific to a sub system of the evap system. it includes every thing from the fuel cap to the purge solenoid. the freeze frame shows the code setting with engine off. 0 rpm. 0 fuel trim data. the pu... Trouble codes: P0440
1994 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Front Cover VIN: JMIFD333IR
mazda techs We have this RX7 with the front cover leaking oil. My question is can you pull the front cover with out pulling the engine and how much time should I quote. Thank you for you time and advice.
1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L alternator VIN: JA4MT31P7W
Good morning Trying to repair an oil leak that is dripping into the alternator causing it to fail, the oil appears to be dripping from the exhuast manifold stud just above the alternator, need to know best procedure to repair, the valve cover gasket seems to ...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D0Y
We checked all the above and everything is checking good we even cleaned MAF but car still runs bad. We checked database fixes and we found some with the same symtoms, but they had different codes for lean problem P0171 and P0174. We have a gut feeling it is t... Trouble codes: P0153 (O2 Slow Bank 2 Sensor 1), P0133 (O2 Slow Bank 1 Sensor 1)
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1CA31D81
Hello all. This Maxima will not stay running. When I first checked it the car would not idle no matter what. You had to have your foot on the gas. Replaced the Idle Control Valve for Code P0505. Now it will idle with some coaxing. It will start and stall imme... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Control Problem)
1996 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4S3BK43531
help no pulse # 1 cyl all els is fine
1994 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L No Start VIN: JT3AC12R9R
This little Previa is giving us fits. Customer brought this one in for rough running but died coming into parking lot. Tested and tracked to AM2 fuse near battery. Replaced fuse and vehicle started and runs great. Could not find reason for fuse blowing. Custom...

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1993 Lexus SC400 4.0L Stall VIN: JT8UZ30L4P
All replies said the ECU was behind the left quarter trim pannel. That's where it was and replacing it sloved the dying problem. Thanks to all.
1996 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L bucking VIN: JM3LV5232T
had new after market cap and roter installed.after receiving some help request replaced with mazda oem cap and roter which solve problem.
1996 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L wont set monitors VIN: JA3AA11A8T
This one is not fixed yet, irecieved a lot of replies stating that the monitors could not be set ect. But I found that the monitors usually can be set on this model (the procedure is very time cunsuming and specific)But after checking all sensors and pcm input...
1999 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Trans VIN: JF1SF6557X
The intake manifold bolts where loose. Six wires ground on top of it. Tightened intake and all is good. I had close this fix the same day I had opened it, but I guess it did it go through.
2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Unknown VIN: JF2SF63561
like most everyone said we needed to replaced the clutch pack and solinod for the 4 wheel drive in the back of the trans. A very easy job to perform. Remove the drive shaft and the trans rear extension. Replace the clutch pack,solinoid and gaskets. In the clut...
1994 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L oil Pressure VIN: JT2EL43T9R
Thank you to all who replied! I greatly appreciate your help. The fix is in! A genuine Toyota oil pump brought the hot idle up to 6 lbs from 1lbs with the Melling oil pump. Haven't had any problems with Melling oil pumps in over 15 years. Go figure? At least...
1993 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L Oil pan VIN: JT4VN13G7P
Thanks to all that replied. After draining oil overnight I used a borrowed fiberoptic scope to look in the pan for any broken part of dipstick. Nothing seen in pan so customer was happy that pan did not have to come off. Buy-the-way differential would need to ...
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